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I hide my complexity beneath a simple façade. My novel scores about a fifth grade level on readability tests. Most popular fiction falls between the fifth and seventh grade levels, so I’m in a good range. My use of patois in one chapter complicates things and I’m reconsidering my tactic. The main character can’t see, in the scene, and use of slang makes the other characters identifiable. Making things simpler is often complex.

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